The Mercer Island 10/11 Year Old Little League All-Star team won its division at the District 9 All-Star Tournament Wednesday, July 9 at Hartman Park in Redmond. Mercer Island won all five of its games, surviving extra innings in one game and overcoming a five-run deficit in another while hitting nine home runs throughout the tournament. In the championship game, Mercer Island beat Eastlake, 10-4.
Mercer Island heads to the state tournament in Chehalis, which begins July 19. Team members include Alex Arron, Will Atkinson, Nathan Buchan, Tyler Butson, Evan Dickstein, Ethan Fallis, Matthew Feldman, Caiden Fukano, Wesley Ho, Michael Lee, Paul Noone, Jack Shoop and Tripp White. The team is coached by Peter Noone, Rich Buchan and Travis